Etymology

1. octane

noun. ['ˈɑːkteɪn'] any isomeric saturated hydrocarbon found in petroleum and used as a fuel and solvent.

Etymology

  • -ane (English)
  • octo- (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Octane

  • butane
  • finkielstain
  • lamountain
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Example sentences of the word octane


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you add enough high-octane additive to gasoline, it'll bring the fuel's octane number up.

2. Adjective
These vehicles can use either 87 octane standard gasoline or E85 fuel.

2. high-octane

adjective. vigorously energetic or forceful.

Synonyms

  • high-energy
  • high-voltage
  • high-power
  • high-powered
  • dynamical

Antonyms

  • lethargic
  • disincentive
  • stative
  • low-tension

3. high-octane

adjective. used of gasoline; having a high octane number.

Antonyms

  • unpowered
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